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Need something to do at home? Check out more these upcoming virtual concerts by Nashville artists. (Courtesy Jake Matthews/Visit Music City)
Catch a live concert, take a virtual walk through Cheekwood: Activities in the Greater Nashville area to stream at home this week, March 30-April 4

For residents in the Greater Nashville area looking for activities and things to do while practicing social distancing, here are a few ways to enjoy local entertainment with leaving the house.

On March 30, Metro Nashville opened two of three planned community assessment centers for COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
COVID-19 assessment centers open at Nissan Stadium, Meharry Medical College in Nashville

The third assessment center is scheduled to open on April 1.

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DATA: Case numbers, age groups and tests completed in Tennessee

Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Williamson County on March 5, positive cases have continued to rise throughout Tennessee.

Gov. Bill Lee announced a safer-at-home order March 30. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Bill Lee issues statewide safer-at-home order for Tennesseans

The stay-at-home order is expected to last for at least 14 days.

Mayor John Cooper's 2020 State of Metro address is set for March 31. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
How to watch Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s 2020 State of Metro address on March 31

There are several ways Nashville residents can stream the annual event.

Mayor John Cooper will no longer release his budget proposal for fiscal year 2020-21 on March 31, according to city officials. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
Metro Nashville officials push back administration’s budget proposal amid coronavirus outbreak

Mayor John Cooper will no longer release his budget proposal for fiscal year 2020-21 on March 31, according to city officials.

Director of Schools Adrienne Battle will host a town hall meeting on March 30. (Courtesy Metro Nashville Public Schools)
Metro Nashville Public Schools to host virtual town hall March 30

The district will answer questions about what the extended school closure means for classes, grades, tests, high school graduation and more

Business closures in Tennessee have led to tens of thousands of jobs lost. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Unemployment in Tennessee up 1,300%; state working to partner unemployed workers with new jobs

State officials are working to help those recently unemployed due to coronavirus.

Belmont University, Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University will not hold graduation ceremonies in May. (Courtesy Belmont University)
3 universities in Southwest Nashville cancel, postpone graduation ceremonies

Belmont University, Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University will not hold graduation ceremonies in May.

Metro Nashville officials will host a live Q&A session on the fiscal year 2020-21 budget March 26. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
Metro Nashville council members to host virtual community budget meeting March 26

Metro Nashville officials will host a live Q&A session on the fiscal year 2020-21 budget March 26.

Medical Supply Donation
Nashville-based nonprofit donates supplies to Middle Tennessee hospitals

Healing Hands International is helping local hospitals with medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Owner Sarah Scarborough opened Firepot Tea Bar in 2018. (Courtesy Firepot Tea Bar)
Firepot Tea Bar offers options for tea lovers, even at home

The 12 South location may be closed for now, but you can still make a relaxing drink at home.

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